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commissioner lowe's motion. >> commissioner bonia. >> i just wanted to thank the project sponsors for preparing the mitigation program. speaking for myself i think it would have been difficult to support it without that program in place. because i know how difficult it is for the community to deal with these types of projects. even with this -- with the program you have proposed, i know it is not going to be easy. i know it is going to cause great inconveniences and hardships for the community residing around the project. >> thank you. it's been moved and second. all in favor, opposed? it is unanimous, thank you. >> item 9, water conservation project. >> good morning commissioners. before you is discussion and possible action to approve the memorandum of understanding between recreational park department and public commission for implementation for alamo park water conservation project. the p.u.c. extends grant assistance for retrofits and encouraging large water uses to implement necessary retrofits to maximize our ability to realize real water savings through conservation measures and innovat
. >> seconded by commissioner bonia. all in favor, opposed. hearing none, that is yan, thank you. >> we are now on item 10. the transit center district plan priorities for open space impact fee revenues. >> good morning, commissioners. recreation parks department. apologize for my voice. the fact you got your staff report late due my sniffles. as you recall in september this commission held an informational hearing on the transit center district plan where you heard about plan developments, transit improvements, planned open space, as well as shadow impacts. in addition you were presented with impact fees with information on impact fees that would be paid by developers within the project. and the next study that was the basis for those fees was presented at that september hearing. during that conversation we talked about the fact that there will be impact fees that will stay within the plan area. then there are a portion of the impact fees, 12.5 million, that can be spent outside of the plan area on open space. on october 9th you probably all remember instead of watching the giants win their le
bring all these great things into fruition. >> thank you. commissioner bonia. >> yes. for purpose of clarity, i wanted to -- based on the testimony or public input we received today, it appears that the moneys will be more earmarked for the improvement of portsmouth square. so i wanted to get confirmation on that. and or whether there are -- will we be looking at a community process of down the road where people from the china town community, all the different groups in the china town community will be making input in terms of open space needs. >> thank you, commissioner for the question. i apologize for not clarifying that in the beginning. we would conduct a community conversation around how to prioritize these dollars. and in the intervening few weeks between the planning commission's action and now, some of the conversations have begun informally. obviously portsmouth emerging as an important part because it is the largest open space in the area. and is this in many ways a center of the neighborhood. yes, we would conduct a full community process, like we do for other capital
the motion but defer to colleagues if they have questions regarding this matter. >> commissioner bonia. >> yes. >> i was looking through my packet and trying to see if i could find information. a little more information on the materials that will be used to construct all of these different venues. also wanted to know more about the shelf life of these structures and how they will be maintained. if new materials are going to be used, if there will be new plans. if you will have a maintenance -- special maintenance plan for these materials. because i have never seen such extravagance of playground structures. they looked special so wanted to get more information. >> thank you, commissioner. tim vu, commissioner of philanthropy at the zoo. a design and build firm has been commissioned so they see the process through from conception to construction. they have been careful looking at materials now. they are creating the structures off-site so they can modularly put in the playground. steel infrastructures with a variety of composite materials that will be around them that have been tested f
Search Results 0 to 13 of about 14 (some duplicates have been removed)